Dr. Weronika Kusek is a professor at Northern Michigan University, teaching the subjects of Human, Cultural, Ethnic, and Urban Geography. Kusek began teaching at NMU in 2014. Kusek earned her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Toledo in 2008 and 2010, respectively, and her Ph.D. from Kent State University in 2014.
Dr. Weronika Kusek explores the rich history and emerging trends of urban gardens in Poland and how these sustainable and community-focused practices could influence American city planning. This piece dives into how urban gardens offer solutions to urbanization, food deserts, and mental health challenges, while fostering a deep connection to nature and our food sources. Could these age-old traditions be a solution for a sustainable future?
In this newly-published research paper, NMU’s Dr. Weronika Kusek and Max Steele take a look at the issue of rising rental costs across four counties in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Housing prices in the US have been increasing at an average rate of 7% over…